MDE20626 - Raymoorshill Quarries, Challacombe (Monument)

Summary

Historic mapping shows that the area around this site has been subject to quarrying.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A group of earthworks are depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map around SS66124265. The site is labelled "Raymoorshill Quarries". [1] The quarries are depicted but labelled as disused on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map and the six inch 1963 map. [2,3] The earthworks were also transcribed by McDonnell from aerial photographs. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6642.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6616 4261 (173m by 174m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31567
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/159

Record last edited

Dec 9 2019 2:13PM

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